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PUBLIC LAW 98-369—JULY 18, 1984
98 STAT. 1147
month in determining the family's total income under paragraph (18); and". (c) The amendments made by this section shall become effective Effective date. June 1, 1984.
42 USC 602 note.
PART 3—GENERAL EFFECTIVE DATE GENERAL EFFECTIVE DATE
SEC. 2646. Except as otherwise specifically provided in this sub- 42 USC 602 note. title, the provisions of parts 1 and 2 and the amendments made thereby shall take effect on October 1, 1984.
Subtitle C—Implementation of Grace Commission Recommendations
INCOME AND ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROCEDURES
SEC. 2651. (a) Part A of title XI of the Social Security Act (a. amended by section 2630 of this Act) is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: I N C O M E A N D ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION SYSTEM •'SEC. 1137. (a) In order to meet the requirements of this section, a State must have in effect an income and eligibility verification system under which— "(1) the State shall require, as a condition of eligibility for benefits under any program listed in subsection (b), that each applicant for or recipient of benefits under that program furnish to the State his social security account number (or numbers, if he has more than one such number), and the State shall utilize such account numbers in the administration of that program so as to enable the association of the records pertaining to the applicant or recipient with his account number; "(2) wage information from agencies administering State unemployment compensation laws available pursuant to section 3304(a)(16) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, wage information reported pursuant to paragraph (3) of this subsection, and wage, income, and other information from the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service available pursuant to section 6103(1)(7) of such Code, shall be requested and utilized to the extent that such information may be useful in verifying eligibility for, and the amount of, benefits available under any program listed in subsection (b), as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (or, in the case of the unemployment compensation program, by the Secretary of Labor, or, in the case of the food stamp program, by the Secretary of Agriculture); "(3) employers in such State are required, effective September 30, 1988, to make quarterly wage reports to a State agency (which may be the agency administering the State's unemployment compensation law) except that the Secretary of Labor (in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Agriculture) may waive the provisions of this paragraph if he determines that the State has in effect ar
42 USC l320b-7.
26 USC 3304.
Ante, p. 820. Post, p. 1150.